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Arvid Rosengren: The world-best sommelier still breaking the mould

Not impressed with long-winded wine lists nor motivated by Michelin stars, some say this Swedish sommelier turned New York restaurateur shook up all stereotypes when he claimed the coveted best in world crown in 2016.

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19 Apr 2016 by Jean-Marie Simart

SPOTLIGHT ON: Bistrot Gavroche, Sydney

By JEAN-MARIE SIMART - New French bistrot in Sydney. Did someone say Vin Jaune?... read more

08 Jan 2016 by Mark Baulderstone

The 5 Best Things You Can Do To Wine

Mark Baulderstone, M.D. of Riedel Australia, shares with us his top 5 rituals when it comes to wine enjoyment.... read more



“Wine lovers deserve a taste of Chile”

From amazing Chardonnays to a love affair with Carménère, Jean-Marie Simart journeys into the history and modernity of the world’s seventh largest wine-producing nation.


So you want to enjoy wine at home like a pro?

From the moment you bring a bottle of wine into your home, small changes to your wine habits can elevate your experience from ordinary to extraordinary.


Will Gamay be the next star of New-Zealand wine?

Gamay has been grown in France for centuries, but some Kiwi winemakers believe it might be the next big thing in New Zealand. Read up on Gamay and its profile.


Lunch at the d’Arenberg Cube, McLaren Vale, South Australia

“Enjoyable perfection,” says Jean-Marie Simart about his visit to the crazy creation that sits in a vineyard of a winemaker who certainly knows how to think outside the box.


‘Tis the season to eat, drink wine and be merry!

The holidays are almost here… time to dust down some favourites from your collection and look no further for a little inspiration.


Waste not, want not: Keeping wine fresh after opening

Extend the life of your opened wines with these handy preservation tips.

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